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Council’s pledge to combat food poverty in area

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PM negotiating deadline with EU woefully unrealistic

Responding to the European Commission warning that Brexit trade talks could be delayed until March, Liberal Democrats Brexit spokesperson Alistair Carmichael said:  “It has become increasingly obvious that the arbitrary deadline Boris Johnson has set for negotiating the future relationship between the EU and UK is woefully unrealistic. “With business already in uproar about the Tories’ […]

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Lib Dems respond to Heath Foundation survey on Brexit threat to NHS

A survey by the Health Foundation has found two-thirds of people want an increase in taxes to improve health and social care.  This is in line with the Liberal Democrats’ policy of putting a penny on income tax to raise an additional £7 billion of funding a year for the NHS and social care. The survey […]

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Brexit will cost us £70 billion

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Lib Dem electric campaign bus creates climate buzz

Commenting on Extinction Rebellion protesters gluing themselves to the Lib Dems’ electric campaign bus in Streatham, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Ed Davey said: “It is great to see our campaign creating such a buzz around tackling the climate emergency. Extinction Rebellion have played an important role, alongside the school climate strikes, in putting this crucial […]

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Lib Dems lead with £11bn investment to transform mental health services

The Liberal Democrats will invest £11 billion in transforming mental health services, more than either Labour or the Tories, analysis by the party has found. The Liberal Democrat manifesto mentions mental health 59 times, compared to just three times in the Conservative manifesto and 15 in Labour’s. The Liberal Democrats have set out a clear […]

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Sarah Wollaston: Number of GP practices falls to record low as winter crisis approaches

The number of GP practices has fallen to a new record low of 6,867 while the number of qualified GPs has dropped by 339, NHS figures published today have revealed. The Liberal Democrats have warned that the Conservative Party’s failure to meet its promise to address the shortfall in GPs has left the country poorly […]

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Lib Dems are the only major anti-Brexit party

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Linda Johnson visits flood victims

Flooding in Anlaby made worse by ground clearance, destroying a small wood with many birds, small mammals and deer in favour of building houses. Flooding would have been worse if not for the massive flood defence scheme along First Lane paid for with EU money. The LibDems have earmarked millions of pounds of more funding […]

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Save our NHS

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